NoBBiR, on Sunday, June 14th, 2009, 12:04 AM, said:
Def. threebet pre. AQs at 2nl is like the nuts.
SCS, on Sunday, June 21st, 2009, 9:18 AM, said:
This is a 3 bet preflop, and it's not even close. You are missing an insane amount of value by flatting here.I don't understand the reasoning behind the flop donk bet. This is a board where we should expect villain to cb his entire range, and we aren't to worried about it getting checked through.
The bolded is what has Ryan so tilted. I discussed this with him for a bit and I told him I think 3betting an unknown is probably marginally better than flatting, but it is so case specific that to see people saying "DEF" and "it's not even close" is just the wrong line of thinking. Every hand is a new hand. Take game flow into consideration. -Have I 3bet any other hands recently where they may react different??-Have they faced any other 3bets?-How active have I been in general?Don't forget to take the 3rd person into account here as well. It is seriously the one thing you all should MAKE SURE to learn...is to NOT think mechanically. Game flow is EQUALLY as important as someones stats.I may fold AJ in MP one round then raise it the next, just because the 1st time around I may have just raised 4 out of last 5 pots, so I know someone is possibly going to play back lighter where I can't call.... It's those little things that help separate a breakeven player from a winner.Ryan is a chill fu
cker so lay off him. He is also very good at teh pokah and lovesssss to help ANYONE out that asks.I learn from him (and maybe he learns from me???)BUT, let it be known that the only time we played 1/2nl together, I stacked him on 1st hand.And also let it be known that my advice at 2nl should be taken more seriously than his because I won the 2nl 24 hr challenge last year when he bailed after 8 hrs (no excuses)That is all.